Event Calendar

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Lunch & Learn

Join an in-depth examination of "feelin' groovy," 1967 by Corita Kent.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun art adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, May 3, 2018

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Sacramento Bike Month Film: "Breaking Away"

Kick off Bike Month by riding to the Crocker for the classic coming-of-age comedy ​Breaking Away​.

$6 Members
$10 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers

Saturday, May 5, 2018

1 - 3 PM  |  Classes

Teacher Appreciation!

It's mixed-media May Day!

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Indian Miniatures

Travel to the land of tigers and elephants, and discover the world of Indian miniatures painting.

10:30 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Paint a Still Life of Your Personal Objects

Bring your precious objects from home and get tips on how to arrange them into a unique still life that represents you!

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Crocker History Tour

Journey back in time on this history-infused gallery tour.​

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, May 6, 2018

1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Architecture Tour

​Explore the distinct architectural elements, inside and out, of the Teel Family Pavilion and the historic building.

Free for Museum members and free with admission for nonmembers.

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Kids & Company Gallery Adventure

The perfect way to introduce art to children 5 and older.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

3 PM  |  Film & Music

Hatch: Dance Works in Progress

Hatch returns for its 7th year, offering Crocker audiences insight into the creative process of established and up-and-coming choreographers through exuberant performances of newly developed dance works.

Free for Members
$8 Students/youth
$10 Nonmembers

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

11 AM & 12 PM (90 minutes)  |  Kids

Tour + Performance: B Street Theatre

Enjoy a tour of the Crocker plus a performance of B Street Theatre’s "Fantasy Festival."

$8 per person

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun art adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, May 10, 2018

6 - 9:30 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Electric

Gear up futuristic-style, create space-aged crafts, and play the latest video games. ​

Free for members
$10 for nonmembers

Friday, May 11, 2018

10:30 AM – 12 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials and in new ways.

$7 members
$10 nonmembers
(Includes one child and one adult)
$5 per additional person

Saturday, May 12, 2018

10 AM - 2 PM  |  Adults

Member Reception and Preview

Take in the beauty of "Nature’s Gifts: Early California Paintings from the Wendy Willrich Collection."

Free for Members

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Draw a Scene

Investigate manga/anime to create your very own character!

10:30 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Spontaneous Watercolor

Starting with a simple still life pencil drawing, learn how to create vivid and expressive watercolor compositions.

10:30 AM – 12 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials and in new ways.

$7 members
$10 nonmembers
(Includes one child and one adult)
$5 per additional person

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Art Rx

Art Rx serves two communities – those with chronic pain and those who serve as palliative caregivers for patients or loved ones facing the end of life.

Free for Everyone

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, May 13, 2018

1 & 2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Prelude Tour

Before the Classical Concert at 3 PM, enjoy a docent-led tour.

Free for members and free with admission for nonmembers.

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Paint with Mom: Session 1

Celebrate your mom’s special day.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Drop-In)  |  Kids

Sunday Playday

Sunday Playday is a gallery-based, art-making experience designed to support school readiness.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

3 PM  |  Film & Music

Classical Concert: The Sacramento Saturday Club Presents

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Crocker with art, music, and family!

$6 Members
$10 Student/Youth/Capital Public Radio Members
$12 Nonmembers

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Art

A visually stimulating gallery walk designed for babies up to 18 months old.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun art adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, May 17, 2018

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Jazz Night at the Crocker: Capital Jazz Legacy

Sacramento’s longest-running summer jazz series is tuning up in 2018 with premier performances on third Thursdays, May through August.

$8 Members
$16 Nonmembers
$24 Member Series Ticket

9 AM - 5 PM  |  Adults

Teacher Workshop: CCSESA State Arts Learning Colloquium

Teachers will view exhibitions, network with educators from across California, and receive valuable resources they can use at schools, districts, and county offices of education.

$100 (includes light breakfast, lunch, curriculum materials, Museum admission, and theatre ticket)

Saturday, May 19, 2018

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Paint with Mom: Session 2

Celebrate your mom’s special day.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Paint a Sunflower

Sunflower fields are seen in abundance during the summer months.

10:30 AM – 12 PM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Bugs

Bring your baby (0 to 18 months) and yourself to this special edition of Baby Loves Art inspired by Cyrus Tilton’s "The Cycle."

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, May 20, 2018

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Kids & Company Gallery Adventure

The perfect way to introduce art to children 5 and older.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Paint with Mom: Session 2

Celebrate your mom’s special day.

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

2 PM  |  Film & Music

Japanese Film Festival Presents "Mary and the Witch’s Flower"

Director Hiromasa Yonebayashi created and directed many famed anime films.

$6 Members
$10 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun art adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

12 - 4 PM  |  Classes

From Photo Album to Acrylic Painting

Artists travel the world in search of magnificent settings and use photographs to create powerful landscape paintings of their travels.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

5 - 9 PM  |  Adults

Big Names, Small Art (BNSA)

This energetic evening highlights both seasoned and emerging artists from our region, and also features music and entertainment, art demonstrations, locally sourced food, and craft cocktails.

$10 members
$20 nonmembers
Free for Art Auction ticket holders
For more information, call (916) 808-2692

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Friday, May 25, 2018

10:30 AM - 12 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Fourth Friday: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

Join us as we kick off our summer of family fun on Friday, May 25th, inspired by the grasshoppers of Cyrus Tilton’s "The Cycle" exhibition

Free for members and free with admission for nonmembers.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, May 27, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Drop In)

Sketch It

Sketch at your own pace in the Crocker's galleries.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun art adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, May 31, 2018

7 PM  |  Adults

In Tribute to Isadora Duncan

​Celebrate modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan just days after her 141 birthday, with a special performance and presentation by dancer, choreographer, and Duncan historian Lois Flood.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Rent the Crocker

Whether hosting your wedding or a corporate reception, the Crocker Art Museum is the perfect canvas for your special event. Our unique setting and exceptional service guarantees an unparalleled experience. Please contact the Events Department for more information.

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Audio Muse: The Hot Baked Goods + Darin Reyes

It’s spring, so let’s swing! The Hot Baked Goods put a contemporary twist on swing classics and new creations, keeping things upbeat and hopping.

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Photo Fête

Celebrate Sacramento's Photography Month with pop-up exhibits, games, Instagram scavenger hunts, selfie ops, workshops, and more.

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